Citibank Dining Program

Did somebody say wine? Enjoy a free bottle at partner restaurants when you pay with your Citi card.

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If you have a Citi credit card or debit card, you can use it to get exclusive offers through the Citibank Dining Program – including a free bottle of wine when you dine at partner restaurants across Australia.

Citibank Dining also gives you access to exclusive wine and dining experiences throughout the year. So, let's take a look at how it works.

What restaurants are part of the Citibank Dining Program?

You'll find a mix of high-end and casual partner restaurants, with most located in and around Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

For example, The Meat & Wine Co, Hunter & Barrel, Woollahra Hotel and Quay were some of the partners Finder saw on the Citibank Dining Program website in May 2021.

You can find current partner restaurants using the Citibank Dining Program's search tool, which includes a map if you're curious about what's available in different locations.

How can I redeem my free bottle of wine?

You just need to mention you're a Citi cardholder when you book or arrive at the partner restaurant. The staff will then let you know what wines are available.

To make sure the wine is free, you'll also need to meet the following requirements:

  • Meet the minimum spend or order requirement. Usually, you'll need to spend a minimum amount on food for the table (eg. $50) or order a minimum of one main meal per person.
  • Pay the full bill with your Citi card. When you're paying, remind the staff member that you have a Citi card so that they can take the bottle of wine off your bill. Keep in mind the wine is only free if one Citi card is used to pay for everything.
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Want to split the bill?

Ask for the receipt so people can transfer money to you after you've paid for everything with your Citi card.

What else do I need to know?

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Here are some other key terns and conditions you need to know.

  • Available at participating restaurants only. You must dine at a Citibank Dining Program partner restaurant to be eligible for a free bottle of wine.
  • One bottle of wine per booking. While there’s no limit to the number of times you can use this offer, you are limited to one free bottle of wine per booking.
  • Order at the start of service. You must tell the waiter you’re a Citi cardholder and order your bottle of wine when you first order.
  • No bill splitting. You can’t split the bill between different payment methods. The full cost must be charged to your Citi card.
  • No takeaways. You must drink your bottle of wine on the premises, and you can’t take what you haven’t drunk home.
  • No free wine for degustation orders. The free bottle of wine promotion doesn’t apply if you order the degustation menu with matching wines.
  • Out of stock. The restaurant can substitute the wine for a similar bottle if your selection is out of stock.
  • Solo offer. The free wine offer can’t be used if you’re redeeming another offer such as a meal discount.

Other Citibank Dining Program benefits

As well as getting a free bottle of wine when you dine with partner restaurants, the Citibank Dining Program gives you access to seasonal food and wine offers or events. For example, you could enjoy complimentary tickets to food and wine shows, or VIP access at dining events. You can learn about current offers on the Citibank Dining Program website.

Citi credit cards with access to the Citibank Dining Program

Name Product Purchase rate Balance transfer rate Annual fee
Citi Rewards Card - Velocity Points Offer
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 15 months
$99 annual fee for the first year ($199 p.a. thereafter)
Enjoy up to 150,000 bonus Velocity Points (80,000 when you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days and 70k after 12 months).
Citi Clear Card - Balance Transfer Offer
14.99% p.a.
0% p.a. for 28 months
$49 annual fee for the first year ($99 p.a. thereafter)
Offers 0% p.a. on balance transfers for 28 months with no balance transfer fee and a discounted $49 first-year annual fee.
Citi Rewards Card - Balance Transfer Offer
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 30 months
$49 annual fee for the first year ($149 p.a. thereafter)
Save with a $49 first-year annual fee and 0% on balance transfers for 30 months with no balance transfer fee.
Citi Rewards Card - Points & Gift Card Offer
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 15 months
$49 annual fee for the first year ($149 p.a. thereafter)
Receive 90,000 bonus Citi reward Points (worth $400 in gift cards) and a $100 Coles eGift Card when you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days.
Citi Premier Card
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 6 months
$150 annual fee for the first year ($300 p.a. thereafter)
Enjoy 130,000 bonus points (worth $450 in eGift cards) when you spend $4,000 within the first 90 days. Plus, a first-year annual fee discount.
Citi Premier Qantas Card
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 6 months
$175 annual fee for the first year ($350 p.a. thereafter)
Get 75,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $4,000 in the first 90 days and a first-year annual fee discount.
Citi Clear Card - Cashback Offer
14.99% p.a.
0% p.a. for 15 months
$49 annual fee for the first year ($99 p.a. thereafter)
Get $250 cashback when you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days. Plus, free wine when you dine and purchase insurance cover.
Citi Rewards Card - Flybuys Offer
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 15 months with 1% balance transfer fee
$49 annual fee for the first year ($149 p.a. thereafter)
Get 100,000 bonus Flybuys points (worth $500 Flybuys dollars) when you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days. Plus, a $49 first-year annual fee.
Emirates Citi World Mastercard
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 9 months
$149 annual fee for the first year ($299 p.a. thereafter)
Receive 60,000 bonus Skywards Miles, complimentary travel insurance, lounge passes and golf perks.
Citi Prestige Card
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 6 months
$700
Enjoy 200,000 bonus reward Points, unlimited airport lounge access, hotel perks and more.
Citi Prestige Qantas Card
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 6 months
$749
Receive 100,000 bonus Qantas Points. Plus, unlimited airport lounge access with Priority Pass and complimentary travel insurance.
Citi Rewards Card - Bonus Points Offer
21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 15 months
$49 annual fee for the first year ($149 p.a. thereafter)
Get 100,000 bonus Citi reward Points (worth $460 in gift cards) when you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days.
Citi Simplicity Card
0% p.a. for 6 months, reverts to 21.49% p.a.
0% p.a. for 6 months
$0
Get 0% p.a. interest for up to 6 months on purchases and balance transfers. Plus, a $0 annual fee for life.
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